Judy Schmidt, Ed.D., CRC, LCMHCA
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Judy Schmidt, Ed.D., CRC, LCMHCA is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling at UNC-CH. She earned a BS in Psychology from Meredith College, a MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from UNC-CH, and Doctor of Education in curriculum and instruction for higher education from Argosy University in Washington, D.C. She manages the clinical training for the counseling program and is the Rehabilitation Counselor at UNC Hospital in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Schmidt is the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice for the UNC CH Department of Allied Health Sciences in the School of Medicine.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Assessing the Effectiveness of Interprofessional Learning Experiences for Rehabilitation Therapy Students' Clinical Education
Background: UNC Healthcare Rehabilitation Therapies hosts hundreds of students on an annual basis from physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, child life, rehabilitation counseling, and recreational therapy programs across the state. A primary goal of the department is to introduce these students to interprofessional collaborative practice and the importance of this practice for improving quality patient care through interprofessional practice. The purpose of the project is to assess the effectiveness of our interprofessional learning experiences to increase students'…